General Information

SA ID number: 9111070118084
Marital Status: Single
Nationality: South African
Drivers License:  Yes (code B)
Willing to Relocate: Yes
Required monthly salary (cost to company) per month: R9 500.00 - R 12 000.00

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Sales and Admin Executive

Decor 8 / House of Paint

Receptionist, Admin, Cashier, Sales, Personal Assistant

  • Sort out slips from previous day so that daily banking can be done
  • Send through all customer account invoices from previous day
  • General filing
  • Deal with ALL customers that walk into the shop
  • In store sales
  • Give advice on types of paint for certain areas of paint, e.g., for walls, wood, steel etc.
  • Give the process in which one should paint e.g., if the area needs a primer or not.
  • Give advice and help customers choose colours for their entire house, interior and exterior regarding their choice of decor and lighting in the house (colour consultations)
  • Deal with contractors.
  • Find Specific colours for customers.
  • Use point of sale system.
  • Email and call clients with regards to painting advice.
  • Make all paint orders to suppliers.
  • Deal with ALL suppliers.
  • Check up on deliveries.
  • Sign in all deliveries
  • Call clients/customers with regards to their paint being ready for collection.
  • Research paint products for customers as well as own personal use and knowledge.
  • Answer all calls made to the shop and answer any questions unless regarded to accounts department.
  • Answer telephonic calls and reply to emails.
  • Organize paint for collection and process all orders.
  • Make sure shop is well presented and clean at all times.
  • Go buy any stationary items that may be needed for the shop.
  • Customer service.
  • Make tea or coffee for customers that are waiting for their paint.
  • Use the visa machine
  • Use the till
  • Cash up every afternoon                                                     
Feb 2013 - Jul 2014

Pastry Chef

Cheryl - Amy Jones Cakes and Pastry 
  • Opened the bakery at 05h30 each day to take care of all early morning baking and preparation that needed to be done for setting up the shop, which needed to be ready at 08h00 when the shop opened to the public.
  • Baked all tarts, apple pies, quiches, sausage rolls, muffins, croissants, granola, all pastries, hot cross buns, breads.
  • Assisted with the icing of novelty cakes, the making and baking of carrot cakes, chocolate cakes, red velvet cupcakes and other sweet goods.
  • Interacted with customers and supplied them with relevant information when they had any queries.
  • Processed telephonic orders.
Aug 2011 - Feb 2012

Executive PA to Sales & Marketing Director

Bruniquel & Associates (Pty) Ltd

Sales, Marketing Admin and Personal assistant

  • All administrative work such as filing & faxing. Setting up appointments.
  • Administrative & Telephonic Support for Sales Consultants.
  • Diary Management for Sales & Marketing director
  • Preparation and assistance during 32 Sales Meetings
  • Good client relations.
  • Client data base maintained - Maximizer
  • General secretarial service provided to sales consultants and Sales & Marketing director.
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011

Personal Assistant

CSV Trading

Personal Assistant

  • Counter sales involving collection and receipting of cash.
  • Receiving and distribution of all deliveries.
  • Customer liaison for collection of account monies.
  • Counter sales, Warehouse Controller, dispatch, debt collection,
  • In charge of driver’s daily duties,
  • Prospecting/cold calling, and looking after existing clients.
  • Ordering of stock, stock control and delivery.
  • Filing, Faxing, Typing up quotes
  • General office admin dutie

Education

Education
Mar 2012 - Dec 2013

Diploma's from the City & Guilds of London Institute

1000 Hills Chef School
  • Diploma in food preparation and culinary arts (first Year)

    The one-year intensive course covers all aspects of the cheffing industry, from the most basic of skills to year-end when the students will have a thorough knowledge of cheffing and pastry skills to take with them into Industry. The School is accredited to City & Guilds International and this Institution sets all the exams written by the students. This means that upon graduation, not only will the students have a sound knowledge, they will also have internationally recognized diplomas in patisserie and food preparation and culinary arts.

  • Advanced Diploma in food preparation and Supervision with advanced Pastry (second Year)

The second year in our programme is a must for the ambitious student planning a career as a Pastry Chef or for someone who plans to own their own eatery after a few years of industry experience. The course features advanced cooking skills and Supervisory Skills with an emphasis on Patisserie work. Students are mentored and assessed in the following categories:

  1. Food safety supervision for catering
  2. Resource management in food preparation
  3. Menu planning and costing
  4. Global influences on eating and drinking
  5. Supervise food production
  6. Training and team development                                      www.thechefschool.com
Jan 1997 - Dec 2010

Grade 12

St Mary's DSG 

Subjects:
English
Afrikaans
Maths Literacy
Biology
Geography
Consumer Studies
Life Orientation

About the school:
St. Mary's provides, in a caring Christian environment, a well rounded education of the highest academic standards wherein each girl can maximise her potential and develop the skills and confidence to take charge of her future.

Aims of St Mary's

In accordance with its Christian foundation and its concern for the education of future generations, whatever their cultural background, the School seeks:

  • To develop each individual to her full potential spiritually, intellectually, physically, culturally and socially.
  • To provide a secure setting in which, with the aid of specialist teaching, the imagination can be kindled, intellectual curiosity aroused, industry rewarded and academic potential fulfilled.
  • To create a community in which young people, sharing with adults in a wide range of activities, are fully prepared for the challenges and responsibilities of life.
  • To encourage students to move beyond the confines of the school to an awareness of and concern for the needs of the wider community.
  • To promote an atmosphere of friendship, integrity and trust, in which emotional and other needs are recognised and met, consideration shown and tolerance exercised.
  • To encourage a spirit of service, sense of civic responsibility, self-motivation and self-discipline as the basis of leadership at all levels.
  • To respect the tradition of the past, and to move confidently into the future by incorporating current educational philosophy, technological developments and innovative trends in educational practice.
  • To enable teachers to find professional fulfilment in their work through appropriate responsibilities, through the sharing of ideas and through a proper concern for career development.
  • To encourage parents to share in its aims, participate in its life and consider it as an extension of their own homes.
  • To impart knowledge and develop skills


Service before Self. God before All                                                    www.stmarysdsg.co.za

Skills

Skills

Qualified Patisserie Chef

Diploma in food preparation and culinary arts
Diploma in Patisserie

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel & Power Point

Ambitious & Self Disciplined

High level of accuracy

Trustworthy & Responsible

leader & Goal Driven

Self-motivation

high level of energy

Self -Motivated Assertiveness

able to deal with difficult people

Summery

I am a goal driven individual who is personable, conscientious and self-motivated. I am a very fast learner and always presentable. I am an individual who strives to meet the standards of the company/organization for which I am working and am constantly aiming to achieve higher than my abilities and reach my true potential. I am a great ambassador to any brand or company and feel that I would excel greatly in any position/ opportunity given to me.

References

Mrs Cathy Lilburn
Sales and Marketing Director at Bruniquel and Associates
Contact number: 083 999 3485
Email address: catherinej@pmi-sa.co.za

Mr John Lay
Manager at Decor 8 / House of Paint
Contact number: 083 501 2521
Email address: john@decoreight.co.za